Red Hat Addresses Enterprises' Need to Better Manage Massive Amounts of Data with Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6
New In-Memory Data Grid Mitigates the Costs and Complexity of Scaling
RALEIGH, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Red Hat, Inc. (NYSE: RHT), the world's leading provider of open source
solutions, today announced the general availability of Red Hat JBoss
Data Grid 6, an in-memory data grid solution. Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6
provides several new features designed to help enterprises reduce the
need for relational databases and scale application development for
better big data management.
The challenge of managing massive amounts of data is one that
enterprises are facing on a greater scale than ever before. That
challenge will continue to evolve, with industry research indicating
that by 2015, global Internet traffic will reach the zettabyte
threshold, up four times from 2010.1 And while this traffic
explosion is driving an increase in the number of data-driven
applications, capturing, retaining and using all of this data can be
costly for organizations to scale and manage. Traditional structured and
relational data management technologies now present economic and
technical hurdles for organizations to extract the true value from their
Based on the popular JBoss Community project Infinispan and including
components from JBoss Enterprise Application Platform and JBoss
Operations Network, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 is an integrated product
that enables enterprises to more easily implement large, transactionally
aware data grids. Red Hat JBoss Data Grid provides an open approach to
data grids by providing support for both Java and non-Java applications,
as well as support for multiple client access points including REST,
memcached and Apache Hot Rod. This approach provides enterprises with
the ability to more easily implement NoSQL benefits for a wide range of
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 offers several key advantages for enterprises,
A non-intrusive approach to NoSQL - Through its fast, intuitive
in memory key-value store, Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 makes it easier
for organizations to add NoSQL capabilities to their development kits.
Putting big data to work - Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 supports
high-volume workloads with low-latency and optional transactional
support, providing support for real-time application use cases such as
trading, logistics and e-commerce.
Better application scaling with reduced cost - Red Hat JBoss
Data Grid can serve as a seamless cache between applications and
existing data tiers, allowing enterprises to better scale applications
while significantly reducing the cost and complexity associated with
scaling traditional relational databases.
Flexible application integration - Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6
includes several new features designed to provide enterprises with a
number of different access options. Features such as support for open
APIs such as REST, memcached and Apache Hot Rod allow developers to
easily take advantage of Red Hat JBoss Data Grid from a number of
development languages (e.g., Java, .NET, Python).
Highly available and fault tolerant - Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6
is designed to be highly available, elastic and scalable. Data is
automatically distributed as nodes are added or removed from the grid,
which can be configured to operate across physical or virtual
Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 is available now.
Craig Muzilla, vice president and general manager, Middleware, Red Hat
massive proliferation of data places new demands upon enterprise
applications. As such, traditional approaches to scaling the data tier
can be very time and cost intensive and sometimes may not even work. Red
Hat JBoss Data Grid 6 brings a new approach to solving this issue,
enabling enterprises to move with agility and with more flexibility than
other proprietary approaches."
Charlotte Dunlap, senior analyst, application platforms, Current
"One of the biggest challenges facing today's
organizations is enabling applications to meet the demands of big data.
This issue will only become more prevalent as the influx of information,
derived from an increasingly wide range of potential data streams,
continues to rise. Red Hat recognizes the need to provide customers with
modern and simplified methods to scale their data tiers."
Press Conference and JBoss Enterprise Application Platform Virtual
To learn more about this announcement and to hear from Red Hat
executives, partners and customers about Red Hat JBoss Data Grid 6, join
Red Hat for a virtual event and live press conference at 11:00 a.m. ET
on Wednesday, June 20, 2012. To join, visit www.redhat.com/virtual.
For attendees located in Europe, the Middle East, Africa or Asia, Red
Hat is hosting a second virtual event and live press conference at 10:00
a.m. CEST on Thursday, June 21, 2012.
The keynote and presentations will also be available on demand following
the live event at www.redhat.com/virtual.
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1 Cisco Visual Networking Index: Forecast and Methodology,
2010-2015, available at http://bit.ly/JhkSJe.
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